Month: November 2012

Disability insurance: When are benefits taxable?

Disability insurance: When are benefits taxable? Have you decided to include disability insurance as part of your financial plan? If so, the next decision is how to pay the premiums. Here’s why: The choice you make now can affect the…

Sharing your tax information requires authorization

Sharing your tax information requires authorization Your tax return is your private business, and the IRS is prohibited from releasing information you report, except in limited circumstances. You have to grant specific authorization to allow someone to discuss your return…

Overworked employees aren’t good for business

Overworked employees aren’t good for business In today’s highly competitive marketplace, many workers are glad to be gainfully employed and may be willing to work extra hours just to keep their jobs. But numerous studies have shown that pushing employees…

Answer these questions before refinancing

Answer these questions before refinancing It’s true. Interest rates are still hovering at historic lows. (Think of the late 1970s and interest rates that resembled the ages of high school students.) Not only that, credit seems to be flowing a…